Jeff Battershall chairs Warner’s Health Law Group, co-chairs the Life Sciences Practice Group and is former chair of the Business Practice Group. He works with health institutions, large publicly traded companies and smaller privately owned companies in the areas of contracts, general corporate law, transactions, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, licensing and distribution arrangements. He has served as chief legal officer for the Van Andel Institute — one of the world’s leading institutes for Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s research — and negotiated license transactions for the institute’s genomic research software. He represents Spectrum Health System, one of Michigan’s largest health care providers, and represented Wolverine Worldwide in its acquisition of the Merrell®, Hy-Test® and the UK Hush Puppies® brands. Jeff has practiced corporate law for more than two decades.